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Cleanup Month: Uncommon Finds

  • By: Ellen Simon
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Clean up a river and you may well find messages in bottles, a mannequin head or “almost enough parts to make a whole Honda Civic.” Sometimes, the finds...

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River Cleanups: “Gateway Drug to Stewardship”

  • By: Ellen Simon
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Arranging a cleanup can be the human equivalent of planting saplings, or seeding an oyster bed, helping Waterkeepers grow a base of dedicated activists....

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Coho, lamprey, sculpin, crayfish: tiny homegoings on Bush Creek

  • By: Twin Harbors Waterkeeper
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By Twin Harbors Waterkeeper Lee First Wading softly through the mud of Bush Creek, I netted lampreys, crayfish, snails, beetles, worms, and clams. Every...

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Native Oysters Return to their Namesake Waters: Pearl Harbor

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Most people know about the attack on Pearl Harbor, but few know the vibrant natural history of the place Native Hawaiians call Wai Momi (Pearl Waters)....

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Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Plastic Pollution From Petrochemical Plants


Decades-old EPA Limits Require Update As Plastic Production Booms More than 270 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition today that...

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Yuba River Waterkeeper Fights for Clean Water Act Protections

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Ashley Overhouse, River Policy Manager at South Yuba River Citizens League In February, Nevada Irrigation District used a recent federal court ruling...

Put an End to Oregon’s Largest Greenhouse Gas Emitter


For over a decade, communities and groups like Rogue Riverkeeper in Oregon have been fighting a proposal for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility...

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How the Clean Water War is Won: Waterkeeper Alliance and Culture Trip Introduce “Waterkeeper Warriors”

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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The Waterkeeper Warriors campaign features photography of waterways around the world and the Waterkeepers who defend them, with stories voiced by Alec...

9 Projects Preserving and Protecting your Waters

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Georgia Lambrakis, Waterkeeper Alliance intern Whether it’s crafting policies to protect a waterway or advocating against a destructive development,...

13 Restoration Successes

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Georgia Lambrakis, Waterkeeper Alliance intern As Waterkeeper Alliance celebrates 20 years of fighting for drinkable, fishable, swimmable water, we’re...

15 Pollution-Prevention Victories

  • By: Ellen Simon
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Waterkeepers defend their waterways against every source of pollution, whether it’s toxic arsenic from a mine, oil that’s mixed into stormwater, or...

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10 Big Local Wins Against Dirty Energy


Waterkeepers around the world fight for clean water. As Waterkeeper Alliance turns 20, we’re looking at some of their biggest wins. These fights are...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Approval of Massive Utah Oil Shale Development


Water-sucking Project Threatens Endangered Species, Climate, Air Quality Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration to challenge what would...

Save Alaskan Salmon: Say No to Pebble Mine


UPDATE: The deadline to comment has been extended to July 1, 2019. Waterkeeper Alliance has its roots in fishermen banding together fighting to protect...

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How the New Trump Rule Would Harm San Francisco Bay


San Francisco Bay’s watershed stretches from the granite tips of the Sierra Nevada to the Golden Gate, covering almost 60,000 square miles and nearly...

Act Now to Protect Oregon’s Iconic Rogue River

  • By: Rogue Riverkeeper
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By Stacey Detwiler, conservation director at Rogue Riverkeeper Southwest Oregon’s Rogue is an iconic river, legendary for its whitewater, rugged wilderness,...

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20 Years of Clean Water Wins

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Today, on World Water Day, I can’t help but reflect on the billions of people around the world without access to clean and safe water. But there’s...

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The Rio Grande Watershed is at its Ecological Breaking Point. Act to Preserve its Clean Water Act Protection


By Rio Grande Waterkeeper Jen Pelz The Rio Grande, the third longest river in the U.S., begins as snowmelt in the high peaks of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains,...

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From Lake Coeur d’Alene to the Columbia: A Journey Down the Spokane River

  • By: Spokane Riverkeeper
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By Lee First, Spokane Riverkeeper outreach specialist. Reposted with permission from Adventures NW. Rivers teach us, and I wanted the Spokane River to...

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Protect Puget Sound Against Clean Water Act Rollbacks


By Chris Wilke, Puget Soundkeeper & Executive Director The waters of Puget Sound aren’t just my profession, or my passion—they are my life. And...

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Stand up for Colorado Waters


By Boulder Waterkeeper Ted Ross Colorado is one of two headwater states in the United States where all the flowing fresh water originates as precipitation....

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The Green New Deal: What Does it Mean for Water?

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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By Marc Yaggi and Gabrielle Segal With 2018 being the fourth-hottest year on record, and 18 of the 19 warmest years on record having occurred since 2001,...

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Act Now to Save Montana’s Big Hole


The Big Hole is movie beautiful, running 155 miles from headwaters in Southwest Montana’s Beaverhead Range down the verdant Big Hole Valley, tumbling...

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Idaho’s Lake Pend Oreille at Risk of Hazardous Material Train Derailment

  • By: Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper
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By Sharon Bosley, Communications Associate, Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper Lake Pend Oreille is the fifth deepest lake in the United States and one of the...

Trump’s Misrepresentation of WOTUS – And Why It Matters


On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to begin a series of actions, long sought by industry, that will allow uncontrolled discharges...